We've seen complex accelerometer and GPS-based airbag systems from leading gear manufacturers like Dainese and Alpinestars (not to mention far cheaper options from Impact Jackets), and now there's another low-priced option from a company called SaferMoto.
Using a decidedly low-tech solution that involves a tether-actuated neck inflation device (as demonstrated in this YouTube video), SaferMoto's system runs between $350 and $493. Inexpensive CO2 replacement cartridges are available for the unlikely event of repeated tarmac landings.
Company founder Alan Cunningham claims he walked away from 90 mph and 125 mph crashes thanks to the vest, and the system is currently available for rent at the Yamaha Champions Riding School... but do you think the vest is worth the dough?
Drop a comment below with your thoughts on whether or not you'd try your luck with this airbag-equipped vest.
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